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Neil Ericsson

Neil Ericsson

Adjunct Lecturer


Neil R. Ericsson is an adjunct professor at Johns Hopkins University’s School of Advanced International Studies, a research professor at The George Washington University, and a staff economist in the Division of International Finance at the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System. He holds a Ph.D. in Economics from the London School of Economics. His research interests include econometric methods, empirical modelling, and economic forecasting, with a focus on modelling and forecasting in a policy context. His recent work has concentrated on evaluating forecasts used in policy decisions and developing and implementing methods for improving those forecasts. His work has appeared in numerous economics journals, including the American Economic Review, Econometric Theory, Econometrica, Journal of Econometrics, Journal of Applied Econometrics, Review of Economic Studies, Review of Economics and Statistics, International Journal of Forecasting, and Journal of Business and Economic Statistics; and he has edited three books on economic modelling and forecasting.

He has served as a frequent referee for many journals and has refereed proposals for Cambridge University Press, the Guggenheim Foundation, MIT Press, the National Science Foundation, and Oxford University Press. He has been an associate editor for the Review of Economics and Statistics, Journal of Business and Economic Statistics, Econometric Reviews, Journal of Applied Econometrics, Empirical Economics, and Econometrics; and he has served on Program Committees of the European Econometric Society meetings, the Econometric Society World Congress, and numerous other smaller conferences. He has taught extensively at U.S. and foreign universities, international organizations, foreign central banks and statistical agencies, and in the American Economic Association summer training and scholarship program.



  • Econometrics
  • Empirical Modeling
  • Forecasting